• <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 6. GUTENBERG BIBLE. An original leaf from the 42-Line Bible. Sold for US$ 68,750 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 21. CORONELLI, VICENZO MARIA. 1650-1718. Manuscript contents leaf and 101 double-page or 2-sheet maps. Sold for US$ 31,250 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 24. DE WIT, FREDERICK, [and Nicholas Visscher] Atlas Maior [c.1700]. Sold for US$ 22,500 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 33. GIGAULT DE LA SALLE, ACHILLE ÉTIENNE. Voyage pittoresque en Sicile.<br>Sold for US$ 18,750 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 43. NAPOLEON IN RUSSIA. Rare hand-colored views of <i>The Invasion of Russia</i> by one of the few survivors. Sold for US$ 50,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 50. ROTTERDAM. <i>Dutch City Map</i>. Sold for US$ 56,250 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 51. SOLVYNS, FRANÇOIS-BALTAZARD. 1760-1824. Extensive Color-Plate Book of India. Sold for US$ 18,750 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 57. VANCOUVER, GEORGE. 1757-1798. A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean. Sold for US$ 27,500 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 124. DICKENS, CHARLES. 1812-1870. The posthumous papers of Pickwick Club. Sold for US$ 31,250 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 145. SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies</i>. Sold for US$ 47,500 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 171. ADAMS, JOHN. 1735-1826. Document Signed ("John Adams") as President.<br>Sold for US$ 37,500 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams Dec 10th:</b> Lot 191. LEDBETTER, HUDDIE WILLIAM, aka LEAD BELLY. 1888-1949. Archive. Sold for US$ 33,750 inc. premium.
  • <b>19th Century Shop</b>. 30th anniversary catalogue of landmark rare books, autographs and manuscripts, and historical photographs of all ages.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Abraham Lincoln, "a previously unknown portrait of exceptional quality." From the collection of John Hay.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. <i>The Federalist</i> (1788). An important association copy in original boards, untrimmed.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Isaac Newton. <i>Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica</i> (1687).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Shakespeare's <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies</i> (1632).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. John Rockefeller. Ambrotype, the earliest known photograph of Rockefeller.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Muybridge, <i>Animal Locomotion</i> (1887) subscriber's copy.
  • <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Bill Wilson, Alcoholics Anonymous. Stunning first edition in original dust jacket.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Valentine Davies, Miracle on 34th Street. A holiday favorite.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility. Austen’s first published novel.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Seeking to purchase fine books and collections.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Jack Kerouac, On the Road. The Beat generation bible.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Print catalogues regularly issued, call or email for a copy.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman. An exceptional first edition.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace. Rare London edition, the first in English.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> William Wordsworth, Poems. In a charming full-morocco binding.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Print catalogues regularly issued, call or email for a copy.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451. In the publisher’s asbestos binding.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian. McCarthy’s best book.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles. A Fine copy.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Seeking to purchase fine books and collections.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Robert Bloch, Psycho. A lovely copy of a fragile book.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. A perennial favorite.
  • <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 157. PHILIPPE PÉTAIN. <i>La Guerre mondiale 1914–1918.</i> Autograph manuscript, 351 pages with 77 original drawings.<br>Est: €300,000–350,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 29. ALMANACH ROYAL 1752. King Louis XVth personal copy, with 10 inlaid paintings. Est: €20,000-30,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 94. ALMANACH ROYAL 1812. Napoleon’s chief-of-staff Berthier’s copy. One of 400.<br>Est: €10,000-15.000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 115. JEAN RACINE. <i>Œuvres</i>. 2 vol. Paris, 1675-1676. First collective edition. Bound by Godillot in black morocco.<br>Est: €30,000-40,000
    Sotheby's Paris: Livres et Manuscrits, 18 December 2014.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 114. JEAN-DOMINIQUE CASSINI. Lunar map, 1679. Est: €35,000-45,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 122. JOSEPH JOUBERT. <i>Recueil des pensées</i>. Paris, 1838. Inscribed by Chateaubriand to Tourgeniev, with autograph letters. Est: €30,000-50,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 120. MAXIME DU CAMP. <i>Photographies d’Égypte, Palestine, Syrie</i>... 1852. 23 photographs of the Middle-East.<br>Est: €25,000-35,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 158. PABLO PICASSO – HONORÉ DE BALZAC. <i>Le Chef d'œuvre inconnu</i>. Vollard, 1931. On Japan paper, bound by Paul Bonet. Est: €50,000-70,000
    Sotheby's Paris: Livres et Manuscrits, 18 December 2014.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 141. ANDRÉ DERAIN – GUILLAUME APOLLINAIRE. <i>L’enchanteur pourrissant</i>. Kahnweiler, 1909. Number IV copy on Japan paper, bound by Paul Bonet in 1965. Est: €30,000-40,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 169. ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY. <i>Terre des hommes</i>. Gallimard, 1939. Inscribed to René Gavoille, with 3 original drawings. Est: €30,000-50,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 142. ANDRÉ DERAIN – FRANÇOIS RABELAIS. <i>Les Horribles et Espovantables Faictz …de Pantagruel</i>. 1943. Spectacular binding by P.-L. Martin. With an extra set of prints. Est: €30,000-40,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris:</b> Lot 144. RAOUL DUFY—GUILLAUME APOLLINAIRE. <i>Le Bestiaire</i>. 1911. On Imperial Japan paper, bound by Paul Bonet, 1964. Est: €30,000-40,000
    Sotheby's Paris: Livres et Manuscrits, 18 December 2014.

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1 #201451 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 12/14 December 18, 2014 December 19, 2014 293 243 82.94% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 25,049.25 25,049.25
2 #549 PBA Galleries Fine & Rare Books – With Books Illustrated with Original Photographs December 18, 2014 December 19, 2014 312 202 64.74% USD 1.0 87,730.00 135,780.00 230,560.00 81,852.00 81,852.00 35.50%
3 #pf1413 Sothebys Books and Manuscripts December 18, 2014 December 19, 2014 180 132 73.33% EUR 1.22 621,200.00 926,500.00 1,764,300.00 1,148,326.00 1,423,924.24 65.09%
4 #36139 Bloomsbury Auctions General Books - Online timed Sale December 18, 2014 December 19, 2014 100 12 12.00% GBP 1.56 2,060.00 2,720.00 29,440.00 2,472.00 3,856.32 8.40%
5 #36130 Bloomsbury Auctions Antiquarian Books December 17, 2014 December 19, 2014 550 352 64.00% GBP 1.56 237,550.00 0.00 0.00 384,311.00 599,525.16
6 #22529 Bonhams The Art of Fashion Photography December 17, 2014 December 19, 2014 102 33 32.35% USD 1.0 211,800.00 309,200.00 1,125,200.00 255,875.00 255,875.00 22.74%
7 #L14316 Sothebys Daughter of History: Mary Soames and the Legacy of Sir Winston Churchill December 17, 2014 December 19, 2014 52 52 100.00% GBP 1.56 45,170.00 69,560.00 69,560.00 287,103.00 447,880.68 412.74%
8 #2371 Swann Galleries Travel Posters from the Julius Paul Collection & A California Collection of Literary Posters December 17, 2014 December 19, 2014 393 239 60.81% USD 1.0 191,400.00 282,150.00 482,800.00 291,413.00 291,413.00 60.36%
9 #10948 Dorotheum Books and Decorative Prints December 16, 2014 December 19, 2014 314 287 91.40% EUR 1.22 135,810.00 135,810.00 151,550.00 336,593.75 417,376.25 222.10%
10 #1451b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints December 16, 2014 December 19, 2014 101 74 73.27% EUR 1.22 32,085.00 35,415.00 51,970.00 30,206.25 37,455.75 58.12%
11 #1088 Robert Siegel Galleries The George J. Kramer Collection: U.S. Domestic Mails 1776-1869 December 15, 2014 December 19, 2014 138 133 96.38% USD 1.0 326,450.00 451,850.00 462,540.00 596,528.00 596,528.00 128.97%
12 #1451a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints December 15, 2014 December 19, 2014 12 9 75.00% EUR 1.22 2,920.00 3,500.00 4,440.00 7,936.25 9,840.95 178.74%
13 #121450 Heritage Auctions Comics - Internet bidstart 12/7 December 14, 2014 December 15, 2014 868 854 98.39% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 216,958.70 216,958.70
14 #161450 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 12/7 December 14, 2014 December 15, 2014 530 489 92.26% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 46,247.08 46,247.08
15 #121414 Clars Auction Gallery Prints December 14, 2014 December 17, 2014 40 32 80.00% USD 1.0 42,900.00 66,500.00 78,000.00 49,950.25 49,950.25 64.04%
16 #121314 Clars Auction Gallery Books and Prints December 13, 2014 December 17, 2014 131 108 82.44% USD 1.0 16,950.00 29,600.00 38,300.00 21,964.42 21,964.43 57.35%
17 #2495b Ferraton Books and Prints, Part II December 13, 2014 December 19, 2014 627 515 82.14% EUR 1.22 56,560.00 82,180.00 123,275.00 152,793.75 189,464.25 123.95%
18 #459 Hauswedell and Nolte Who's Afraid of the Moon December 12, 2014 December 17, 2014 57 15 26.32% EUR 1.22 9,600.00 9,600.00 67,690.00 13,950.00 17,437.50 20.61%
19 #2495a Ferraton Books and Prints, Part I December 12, 2014 December 19, 2014 636 558 87.74% EUR 1.22 35,475.00 55,810.00 68,050.00 103,962.50 128,913.50 152.77%
20 #31229 OSENAT Books December 12, 2014 December 19, 2014 178 173 97.19% EUR 1.22 36,550.00 45,770.00 46,200.00 102,600.00 127,224.00 222.08%
21 #30913 Vermot de Pas Books December 12, 2014 December 19, 2014 344 73 21.22% EUR 1.22 4,660.00 5,980.00 23,985.00 7,560.00 9,374.45 31.52%
22 #2370 Swann Galleries Vernacular Imagery and Photobooks December 12, 2014 December 17, 2014 532 333 62.59% USD 1.0 774,350.00 1,136,000.00 1,983,600.00 1,057,581.00 1,057,581.00 53.32%
23 #30815 Ader Prints December 12, 2014 December 17, 2014 345 269 77.97% EUR 1.22 180,820.00 226,370.00 270,190.00 361,118.00 451,397.50 133.65%
24 #338 Aspire Auctions Prints - Internet bidstart 12/5 December 12, 2014 December 17, 2014 40 40 100.00% USD 1.0 11,300.00 17,950.00 17,950.00 10,741.00 10,741.00 59.84%
25 #201450 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 12/4 December 11, 2014 December 15, 2014 382 340 89.01% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 25,761.00 25,761.00
26 #n09275 Sothebys 175 Masterworks To Celebrate 175 Years Of Photography: Property from Joy of Giving Something Foundation December 11, 2014 December 15, 2014 175 158 90.29% USD 1.0 11,374,000.00 17,497,000.00 20,186,000.00 21,325,063.00 21,325,063.00 105.64%
27 #30813 Ader Prints December 11, 2014 December 17, 2014 305 233 76.39% EUR 1.22 159,780.00 203,640.00 264,640.00 320,552.00 400,690.00 121.13%
28 #108 Minerva Auctions Roma Books, Autographs and Prints December 10, 2014 December 19, 2014 881 486 55.16% EUR 1.22 282,490.00 367,030.00 718,430.00 512,731.25 630,659.83 71.37%
29 #39 AntiquarianAuctions.com Rare Books - Internet bidstart 11/20 November 27, 2014 December 15, 2014 488 201 41.19% USD 1.0 43,817.00 51,189.00 164,015.00 38,420.00 38,420.00 23.42%
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    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> Gerard de Jode, <i>Universi Orbis Seu Terreni Globi In Plano Effigies, Belgium</i>, 1578. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> Edward Wells, A New Sett of Maps of both Ancient and Present Geography, London, c. 1720. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Galleries December 4th.<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> John James Audubon, The Birds of America, New York and Philadelphia, 1840-44. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> Robert Sweet, John Lindley, David Don, <i>The Ornamental Flower Garden and Shrubbery</i>, London, 1854.<br>$1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> Jean de Quintinye, <i>The Compleat Gard'ner</i>, London, Ma. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Swann Galleries December 4th.<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
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    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Grey Fox. Plate XXI</i>, Philadelphia, 1843. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Galleries December 4th.<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books</b>
    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b><br>E[vert] Maaskamp, <i>Afbeeldingen van de Kleedingen</i>, Netherlands, 1682. $700 to $1,000.
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    <b>Swann Galleries Dec 4th:</b><br>John James Audubon, <i>Grey Fox. Plate XXI</i>, Hand-colored. Philadelphia, 1843. $7,000 to $10,000.
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